COUNTM Formula
How can my COUNTM Formula only capture those projects where efficiency gain is 1 of the benefits selected for that project. Project currently have more than 1 benefit such as "Efficiency Gain".
I am currently entering the formulas below, but not sure what else to do.
=COUNTM({MHWork Prioritization Log Range 2}, {Benefits}, "Reduce Internal Pain Point")
=COUNTM({Benefits}, "Efficiency Gain")
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Hey @Orlando Mercado
I would have expected your first countifs in the post above would have worked  although you don't need the HAS function with your Status column since it's not a multiselect column, you should be able to just use "In Progress". To verify  your {Benefits} range and {MHWork Prioritization Log Range 1} is on the same sheet? If yes, your {MHWork Prioritization Log Range 1} is equal to the Status column?
I am assuming you're getting zero as your response instead of an error message? Or a count value that is not the expected result?
As a test, remove the Benefits and it's criteria from your COUNTIFS. What value does it give you use your first formula above?
Kelly
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Hey @Orlando Mercado
A COUNTM gives a count of the number of multi select responses are in a range. I'm not sure this is exactly what you are trying to do. When dealing with a multiselect column, you must use the HAS or CONTAINS functions.
Try this
=COUNTIFS({Benefits}, HAS(@cell, "Efficiency Gain")
Does this get you what you need?

I am trying to capture a count for benefits that contain efficiency gains as part of the cells under benefits and are in the status of "In Progress".
I tried to use this formula.
=COUNTIFS({Benefits}, HAS(@cell, "Efficiency Gain", {MHWork Prioritization Log Range 1}, HAS(@cell, "In Progress")))
I also tried using the formula below to capture both cells with Efficiency Gaina and In Progress.
=COUNTIFS({Benefits}, CONTAINS(@cell, "Efficiency Gain", {MHWork Prioritization Log Range 1}, CONTAINS(@cell, "In Progress")))
I've also tried to use STATUS in the formula since the column is called that. The sheet is called MHWork Prioritization Log
=COUNTIFS({Benefits}, CONTAINS(@cell, "Efficiency Gain", {Status}, CONTAINS(@cell, "In Progress")))

Hey @Orlando Mercado
I would have expected your first countifs in the post above would have worked  although you don't need the HAS function with your Status column since it's not a multiselect column, you should be able to just use "In Progress". To verify  your {Benefits} range and {MHWork Prioritization Log Range 1} is on the same sheet? If yes, your {MHWork Prioritization Log Range 1} is equal to the Status column?
I am assuming you're getting zero as your response instead of an error message? Or a count value that is not the expected result?
As a test, remove the Benefits and it's criteria from your COUNTIFS. What value does it give you use your first formula above?
Kelly

It worked. Thank you so much for your help!
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